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ABC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
famous game with another deadline looming for those massive automatic spending cuts. president obama said if congress can't get a deal done by march 1st -- >> they should pass a smaller package that would delay the economically damaging effects of the sequester for a few more months. >> reporter: but congress has done that once. in order to avid the fiscal cliff at new years, lawmakers agreed to push it out for two months. new that deadline is three and a half weeks away. there's no indication that lawmakers are close to an agreement. >> when washington is the biggest obstacle, we have a problem. >> reporter: there have been positive signs. for the first time since president obama took office, the federal deficit will drop below $1 trillion. last friday the down jones closed above 14,000 for the first time in five years. january brought modest job growth and drug dripping gains. for 10 scek tough months -- consecutive months housing prices have gone up. >> we sold 43 homes in the month of january, the best january since twief. >> reporter: the president warned congress to avoid self-
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
meeting takes place at the opera house on third street at 6:00 p.m. >>> tomorrow night president obama will deliver his state of the union address which the white house says will focus on so-called pocket book issues, things aimed at helping the middle class. among the issues is economic expansion for the middle class and how private sector jobs have grown for three straight years. but some economic researchers say the numbers don't paint the full picture. >> it has not kept pace with population growth. many people have left the labor force because they are no longer looking for work. >> president obama is also expected to talk about fighting gun violence and climate change. ktvu channel 2 news will carry it live tomorrow night. coverage begins right here with ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m., state of the union coverage at 6:00 p.m. and followed by a special edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 7:30 p.m. >>> san francisco's efforts to raise money for america's cup fell $30 million short. today the mayor gave us his plan to come up with the money. ktvu's john fowler is live with why some
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
reattached. >>> president obama is scheduled to visit israel in the spring marking his first visit to the nation since becoming president. the trip was announced just today. according to the white house, the president and israeli president arranged the trip last month. he's attracted criticism for not returning -- the president has atracked criticism for not returning. >>> in an initial vote today, britain's parliament backed prime minister cameron to back same-sex marriage. the law would also allow civil partners to convert their partnerships into marriage. >>> same-sex partners of military members may soon get benefits. u.s. officials say defense secretary leon panetta is poised to extend some benefits. no final decision has been made on which benefits will be included. but the pentagon is likely to allow same-sex partners to have access to health and wellness programs. the change would come 16 months after the pentagon repealed its ban on openly gay service members. >>> there was a bit of drama today on capitol hill during a hearing on immigration reform. protesters stood in the back o
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> missed it but then hit it. >>> coming up, president obama will discuss the issues facing our country. find out the president's talking points. >> be honest, is the school day beginning too early for students. what howard county is saying. >> parents, do you like one of your children more than the other? >> hey, weather wise, it is clear and come tonight -- -- and cool tonight. we have the details.
FOX
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
president obama's effort is gaining bipartisan steam. for owners and ncra members are -- >>> some nfl greats are coming out in support for gun law reform. >> how many more? how many more street corners. >> how many more schools. >> reporter: emmitt smith, dion sanders and michael irving are just one of few players for the announcement. the group says on its website that it asking for common sense measures to ensure that law enforcement has the tools they need to put an end to gun trafficking. >>> you probably noticed gas prices here in california they have taken a big jump in just the past month. the aaa fuel gauge reports the statewide average now over $4 at $4.01 a gallon. driven up in particular by prices up in southern california. here in the bay area the average prices look like these. oakland $3.93 a gallon up 35- cents from a month ago. san francisco $4 a gallon up 32% and san jose $3.96 up 36- cents. >>> the u.s. postal service reports its lost $1.3 billion in the final three months of last year. that loss announced today is far less than the 3.3 billion that are loss for the
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama on down. >> >> in the gun control debate, nra came out strongly against a proposed assault weapons ban. >> if you limit the american public's abscess to this, you limit their ability to survive. if someone is invading your house, you should have what you need to protect yourself. not what some politician thinks is reasonable. >> >> mark kelly, former astronaut and husband of gabby giffords wants to get assault weapons off the streets to prevent shootings like the one that almost killed his wife. >> this isn't about the 2nd amendment any more. this is about public safety. we had 201st graders die in their classrooms because we don't have sufficient gun violence legislation in this country. >> >> president obama is taking his pitch for gun control on the road this week, starting with minneapolis. also, this week, house members plan to introduce a bill to make firearms trafficking a federal crime >> mandatory criminal background checks for every sale -- >> mayors against illegal guns produced this ad that aired during the superbowl. it features a sound byte from 1999 when the nra head
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
been released. >>> president obama is expected to push for stricter laws on guns. fearful of looming gun control measures thousands today packed a gun show. joins us live to tell us some of the trends at this event. ali. >> organizers say attendance was doubled what it was last year with 4000 people coming through the front entrance and it was items like this, all types of ammunition. >> would you like to sign up for the nra. >> told us they signed up about 200 new members this weekend as people walked into the code of the west gun show. they attribute to the debate on gun control. >> the obama administration and they are pushing for gun laws and then the california state legislature has a massive amount of gun laws. >> tom coal today said an outright ban on assault weapons isn't likely to pass the senate. >> i don't think they are. >> but some gun owners worry about changes at the state level. last week california democrats unveiled gun control bills. gun owners say that idea is driving up prices. >> 500 rounds, right? >> and how much did this cost you? >> $500. >> is that m
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
providing arms to opposition groups in syria. president obama decided not to arm the rebels and that he supported that decision. johnjury room -- john mccain said the president should have followed the advice. >>> a hearing took place today for president obama's nominee to be the next director of the cia. it was interrupted several times by demonstrators. they demanded lawmakers st the drone program. he is believed to play a leading role in the drone program. >>> we are going to find him. you can't have this many people looking for you and not be found. >> we are monitoring the police hunt for chris dorner who is wanted for killing three people, including police officer. >> as promised, democrats unveiled a long list of gun control bills. hear how a bay area city played a key role in the announcement. the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
once with a led pipe. >>> president obama brought his push for gun control to minnesota today. he met with leaders in minneapolis on what the city has done to reduce gun violence. he is promoting a ban on assault weapons. he want to strengthen mental health screenings for gun buyers. >> john kerry reported for his first day on the job. john kerry received a cheering ovation today. he paid tripute to u.s. ambassador chris stevens and trie -- tribute to u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others killed in benghazi last year. >> i pledge to you this, i will not let their bravery be obscured by politics. >> secretary of state john kerry takes over for hillary clinton and he said i have big heels to feel. >>> the government plans to file charges over the mortgage crisis. it involved s&p's ratings. the government said they over rated the debt and helped fuel the financial crisis. they say they didn't do anything wrong. >>> on wall street today stocks had their worst day of the year. the dow is down 129 to 13,880. the nasdaq is down 47 at 3,131. the s&p is down 17 at 1,495. >>> national
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
legally grounded. >> reporter: lawmakers recently got a look at a secret document explaning why the obama administration believes the strikes can also target americans who join with terrorist overseas. brennan was up for cia director in 2009, but withdrew his name from the consideration. the 25-year cia veteran was an executive in the spy agency when the bush administration used harsh interrogation techniques like water boarding. >> i profess my personal objections to it, but i did not try to stop it because it was something being done in the different part of the agency under the authority of others. they said that the drone strikes also kill innocent civilians. >> the drone program has been creating more enemies than what it has been doing. >> reporter: they will review the hearing testimony and vote on brennan's confirmation later this month. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >>> there were less than 50 drone strikes during the bush administration. under president obama, reportedly more than 360 strikes so far. derek? >>> it is time to pay up. the beneficiaries, maryland's s
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
automatic spending cuts known as the sequester. president obama called on congress to pass the budget to postpone the deep reductions that would start march 1. >> good afternoon, everybody. i want to say a few words about the looming deadlines. >> creates economic growth. we shouldn't be having any of these problems at all. >> house speaker boehner says he doesn't want to know the temporary fix. if there's no long-term agreement to reduce the deficit, some house republicans indicated they will let those steep automatic cuts take effect and those cuts, as you know, would take a big bite out of the military and domestic programs. >>> a new study finds drivers in the district have the worst commute in the u.s. this is, of course, around the d.c. area. and researchers at texas and a&m university found people waste more time and money than anywhere else in the country. l.a. came in second followed by san fran, oakland, new york city, and boston. as a whole, the study found americans spent $5.5 billion additional dollars and wasted an average of $818 per person just sitting in traffi
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
seen her for a year t. will be interesting if she talks some time soon. >>> president obama is getting ready for his annual state of the union address. the economy will be the focus of his speech, but he is touching on several other issues, including gun violence. derek mcginty is anchoring our state of the union coverage live from the u.s. capital. derek. >> lesli and anita, this will be the president's fourth message. what is new tonight, this is a president fresh off reelection at the peek of his political power. why there will be plenty of political theater tonight. the president's real agenda is moving his agenda. he wants to get things done. the economy and jobs, manufacturing, infrastructure. he'll focus on education reform and energy. the most controversial topic is likely to be gun control, where there will be plenty of guests from both sides of the issue in the house galleries and pointed out by the president as the speech goes on. that would be the political theater, i mentioned a few sentences ago. let's go to tara for the rest of our preview. >> president obama was
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
:00. >>> president obama took his campaign to reduce gun violence to the midwest. in minneapolis today he asked for the public's help to push congress to take action. tara mergener has the latest from the white house. >> reporter: president obama took his gun control message on the road sitting down with law enforcement officials and community leaders in minneapolis. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: the president praised the minneapolis police department pointing to the city's success in tackling gun violence. he is also trying to reach minnesota gun originals as he works to rally public support for his -- owners as he works to rally public support for his proposals to curb gun violence. >> i need everybody who is listening to keep the pressure on your member of congress to do the right thing. >> reporter: this is expected to be the first of several trips the president makes to push his plan outside washington. proposals for a new ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines are already meeting a lot of resistance
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
mile procession from dallas. >>> president obama awarded a former army staff sergeant the medal of honor. he and 50 u.s. troops came under fire by hundreds of taliban fighters near pakistan's border in 2009. he now lives in north dakota with his wife and three kids. he will also be michelle obama's guest at the state of the union address. >>> a warning about a heart defect. >> might have one and you don't even know it. pepco's wireless smart meters. some customers say those meters are >>> irregular heartbeat, that's what several customers say they have been experiencing. after this new wireless meter was installed at their house. >> they are called smart meters and the majority of customers now have them. kristin fisher has been digging into this issue all day and kristen, how could these meters be bad for our health? >> well, the way these smart meters work is that they communicate with pepco wirelessly, which means they emit radio frequency radiation. the same thing as your cell phone. some customers believe that the radiation is causing some serious health problems. she has been
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
us now live from d.c. is the host, cbs chief washington correspondent, bob shaefer. even some obama supporters found themselves uneasy about this idea that is legal to kill american citizens, basically because the white house says okay, they're bad guys. >>> very concerned about this issue. >>> bob shaefer face the nation, sunday, thank you. >>> a connecticut toy company is hoping to cash in on a recent early release photo of president obama skeet shoot at camp david. created an action figure doll of the president holding a hunting rifle and wearing a play pi john t-shirt. >> equal opportunity, what do you call them? dolls. >> they pick on everybody. >> the schoolgirl thing, that's a little different. >>> okay, a couple things. you know what i did at noon today? i was at home. a little hot tea and i watched howard live on my ipad and it was fantastic. down load our news app and it has a weather app built inside. you can watch streaming video. it is perfect. >> you've been wishing you were in northeast. >> i talked to -- i have a lot of weather friends in the northeast right now send
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
report. >> in case there's a mistake. thank you. >>> well, tomorrow evening, president obama will deliver his fourth state of the union address to the union serving as a book end to the inaugural address. expect to hear issues like immigration reform and gun violence. but when the president stands before congress, his main focus will be on the economy. >> there is a core emphasis that he's always placed on big stephens and will remain the same which is into he had to make the economy work for the middle class because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. kpix 5 will air the state of the union address live tomorrow starting at 6 p.m. followed by a very special edition of kpix 5 news at 7:30. >>> wild goose chase might soon come to an end for the city of dublin. droppings from canada geese cover the dublin sports grounds off civic plaza. kpix reporter patrick sedillo explains the city has hired some four-legged friends to give chase. >>> reporter: we have had a herd of geese that have actually been growing throughout the years and the sports user group, th
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
. but gay right advocates and president obama are calling for the organization to be more inclusive. just last week, a proposal was introduced to allow individual scout leaders and troops to decide for themselves. >>> the financial struggling u.s. postal service. more on the end of a 150 year tradition. >> no more mail on saturday. to save money, the u.s. postal service is ending saturday first class mail delivery beginning in august. many customers saw this day coming. >> i think it's probably long overdue. they have been having so many issues. >> i have been doing everything online for a really long time. so i don't think it's going to impact my world. >> over the past six years, the postal service lost $41 billion despite laying off 35% of its work force. >> it would be irresponsible for the postal service not to pursue this force. they are in a situation where we are obligated to make some tough choices and decisions. >> local post offices with saturday hours will still be open. mail carriers will continue to deliver express and priority mail as well as packages on saturday. >>
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
surge in home prices. the s&p 500 and nasdaq were also up. >>> president obama's trying to balance the budget right now. his sights are on a smaller deal in order to head off automatic spending cuts that kick in march 1. cbs reporter danielle nottingham explains from washington. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to stop massive automatic across-the- board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction, and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1st. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. >> we should give them the chance to come up with this budget instead of making indiscriminate cuts now t
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
, alabama. >>> president obama took his campaign to curb gun violence on the road today. his push on a new ban of assault weapons is meeting a lot of resistance. the president asked the public to help and pressuring congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it is time to do something. we can make a difference. that's our responsibility as americans. >> the white house just released this photo of the president wax up his recent statement that he is familiar with fire arms and not an enny of the second amendment. >>> legalizing pot. democratic lawmakers from oregon and colorado could introduce the first two propoles as early as tomorrow. one could require growers to get federal permits. tore would create a federal marijuana tax. >>> an official clock now counting down to the opening of the new bay bridge. we will show you the big moment life on the new deck and hear what it means to governor. >>> exactly how fast did he pal? fall? new information about the death- defying leap from space. what's that? when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the ban
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